BJP legislators in Assam on Sunday elect Sarbananda Sonowal as the leader of the legislature party.
While being elected Sonowal said, Great day for all of us, I am specially thankful to Prime Minister Narender Modi.
BJP leader will on Tuesday take oath as Assam’s new chief minister at a function here to be attended also by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.
The BJP and its allies on 19 may dislodged the Congress, which had been in power in Assam for 15 long years.
The BJP won 60 of the 126 assembly seats. The AGP and BPF secured 14 and 12 seats respectively, taking their total strength to 86.